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Court Denies Dlubak’s Motion to Convert; Grants Committee Authority to Pursue Affiliated Entities

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Following hearings held on April 4, 2014, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania entered an Order denying Frank Dlubak’s Motion to Convert from a Chapter 11 to Chapter 7 bankruptcy case. In conjunction, the Court also … Continue reading

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Majority of U.S. States See Construction Employment Increase Over Past Year

The harsh winter that plagued most of the first three months of 2014 may have threatened the construction industry, but the latest numbers from year-over-year analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America suggest it wasn’t enough to stall a … Continue reading

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Ashton Industrial Appoints New Global Sales Coordinator, Official Distributor for North America

Ashton Industrial, a UK-based manufacturer of automated glass processing machinery, appointed Heinz Wiedmayer and Joe Santelli its new global sales coordinator and official distributor for North America, respectively. Heinz’s almost 10 years of background in the industry includes training and … Continue reading

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Mid-Atlantic Glass Expo Set for April 30

The Mid-Atlantic Glass Association’s 27th Annual Glass Show will be held Wednesday, April 30 from 3-9 p.m. at Martin’s Crosswinds, located at 7400 Greenway Center Drive, Greenbelt, Md. The event trade show includes architectural and automotive glass and glazing products, … Continue reading

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Despite Weather, Construction Industry Making Best of Start to 2014

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Construction economists don’t always see eye-to-eye, and that’s okay, according to Bernard Markstein, chief economist for Reed Construction Data. “We seem to agree on most things, but not everything …we’re economists. That’s what we do,” he says. But during a … Continue reading

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Wagner Names David Chermak Accounting Manager

The Wagner Companies appointed David Chermak accounting manager. In that role, Chermak will be responsible for financial reporting and will oversee the business’s accounting department. Chermak joins Wagner having spent 11 years as an accounting professional with corporations such as … Continue reading

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Quality Metalcrafts Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Quality Metalcrafts, a Rogers, Minn.-based architectural metal products manufacturer, is celebrating its 20th anniversary. The company, which offers the Americlad line, also has sales and manufacturing operations in Houston. It produces composite wall panels, aluminum plate wall panels, column covers, … Continue reading

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Industry, Unions Grapple with OSHA Silica Rulemaking

Courtney Little spoke to BEC Conference attendees in March about OSHA’s proposed silica rule.

Stakeholders in the glass industry continue to assess the Occupational Safety & Health Administration’s (OSHA) proposal to reduce the permissible exposure limit (PEL) of crystalline silica, the public comment period for which recently ended. The argument behind the proposed rulemaking … Continue reading

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More from China Glass: Deron Patterson Gives First-Hand Report

Deron Patterson, international sales manager, flat glass international, for PPG Industries, traveled to China recently to take part in the China Glass Expo, which took place in Shanghai. “The Shanghai glass show has been very informative and busy at our … Continue reading

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Registration Now Open for AAMA National Summer Conference

Registration is now available for the AAMA National Summer Conference. The event will be held June 1-4, 2014, at the Hyatt Regency Indianapolis in Indianapolis. Anyone interested may register by Wednesday, May 14 to receive the discounted early bird rate … Continue reading

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